Which Destiny 2 activities have matchmaking?

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Thanks to fireteam size restrictions, a lack of in game LFG, and the realities of coordinating schedules with friends, it’s not unlikely that you’ll find yourself unprepared for some of the activities in Destiny 2.

Thankfully, Bungie has catered to those playing solo by increasing the amount of matchmade activities over the game’s life.

Below are all activities that provide seamless matchmaking as well as those that remain exclusive to those with premade groups.

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Does Destiny 2 New Light have in game LFG?

Despite the franchise’s tumultuous history, Destiny 2 New Light has introduced a myriad of activities to do, gear to chase, and progression loops to get sucked into. 11 beginner tips to cut past the confusion in New Light My first 30 hours with New Light as a free player The best part? Most of it … Read more Does Destiny 2 New Light have in game LFG?

Do Crucible bounties count in Iron Banner?

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The introduction of Bungie’s twist on the battle pass in season 8 has made bounties more relevant than ever. Can you change your appearance in Destiny 2 New Light? Dailies and weeklies spread across every corner of the Destiny 2 universe means that playing your cards right will net you a constant stream of xp … Read more Do Crucible bounties count in Iron Banner?

Can you change your appearance in Destiny 2 New Light?

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Since the release of New Light and Shadowkeep, Destiny 2 has seen a myriad of new ways to customize and alter characters to your liking. Armor 2.0, transmog, and an easy to digest shader system have all played their part in making this a reality. Enter New Light: playing (enjoying?) Destiny 2 again 11 essential … Read more Can you change your appearance in Destiny 2 New Light?

Enter New Light: playing (enjoying?) Destiny again

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Through peaks and (deep) valleys, shrugging off the Destiny franchise in search of something more stable is something thousands have experienced. For me, it was the lackluster launch of Destiny 2 that instigated my longest break from the series.

The sheen was there, sure, but a lack of execution and bite sized content lead the iteration to the height of what can make the series so unrewarding. But as any toxic relationship goes, it was only inevitable that I crawl back.

I, and I’m sure many other series veterans, couldn’t help but fend off Bungie’s new free to play initiative (dubbed New Light). And while some of the fringed edges still remain, doing so has been a surprisingly positive experience.

Quite simply, the game is flush even for New Light players, and there’s plenty to sink you’re teeth into if you’re a lapsed player looking to play Destiny 2 again.

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Top 8 Current and Upcoming Games Like Destiny

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Initially released in 2014, Destiny was a massive commercial success from the start and spawned an unstoppable infatuation with the shared world shooter genre, a twist on old roots that publishers are still chasing to this day.

While the vanilla version of Bungie’s follow up to the Halo franchise was marked with countless flaws, it was also something players could lose hundreds of hours to alongside friends.

For many, it was the first taste of an MMO-esque formula, and the endless hunt for loot both competitively and cooperatively left millions wanting more. Below are some of the best games like Destiny and Destiny 2 to while you wait out a lull in content (or maybe you’re finally ready to move on).

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The Gunplay Conundrum

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To this day, I still remember my experiences with Halo 2 and Halo 3 online multiplayer due to the veracity of Bungie’s execution of gunplay, ranking systems, ease of playing with others, and some truly unforgettable maps.

It’s no surprise considering my relationship with the series, especially when hurled into the online era, bordered on addiction, both when hopelessly enthralled while playing and consumed with thoughts about the game when sitting idly.

2007 was the perfect storm as far as myself and untamed, nearly compulsory, gaming hedonism is concerned. I was 16 at the time and Xbox Live was growing into a monstrosity of a social phenomenon.

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Best PS4 Games with HDR

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High dynamic range, or HDR, is arguably the definitive envelope pushing visual technology to grace television sets. It overtakes even the clarity bump offered by 4k resolution in spectacle when done right. The technology first appeared on consumer televisions after April 8, 2015 and has since matured into a truly impressive visual addendum, with much … Read more Best PS4 Games with HDR